The description of yosemite national park lwp
feel and watch the calming scenery of pretty yosemite national park on your android screen. pretty yosemite national park is a scenery live wallpaper featuring a retina wallpapers of beautiful and calming scenery of pretty yosemite national park california, perfect to calm your mind. yosemite national park, created in 1890, is one of the oldest nature preserves in the united states. Get this wildlife park and national park now. a wonderland of geological formations and biological diversity, the park spans nearly 1,200 square miles on the western slope of the sierra nevada range in central eastern california. more than 3 million visitors each year flock to see yosemite’s grandeur. it was designated as a unesco world heritage site in 1984. the park with its park ranger boasts spectacular granite formations, crystal-clear streams, majestic waterfalls, ancient giant sequoias, two major rivers (the merced and tuolumne) and much more. just like arches national park and acadia national park, many of these features can be seen from yosemite valley, though all are worth exploring in depth.
some highlights of this natnal park include half dome, the most iconic site of yosemite, half dome is a granite formation that rises nearly 5,000 feet above the valley floor. it gives the impression of a giant granite dome with its northwestern half missing, creating a sheer vertical drop. half dome’s unique shape is the result of glacial interaction with underlying rocks. it is an excellent example of an exfoliation dome, in which underground pressure caused the rock to crack off in thin shells, leaving a clean surface. it is unlikely that there was ever a fully-formed other half of the dome. This is not park guides app. el capitan, this stunning vertical rock is the largest granite monolith in the world. it rises more than 3,000 feet above the valley floor and is a favorite for experienced rock climbers. yosemite falls, this is the tallest waterfall in north america. snow runoff cascades down the 2,425 foot drop, with peak flow in may. in winter, an ice cone is often visible at the top of the falls. national gallery. bridalveil falls a 620-foot waterfall of delicate beauty, bridalveil falls is located near the entrance of yosemite valley. just like wisconsin campgrounds, water roars during the springtime peak flow. during the rest of the year, its namesake light, dancing flow is on display.
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